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Old 02-06-2007, 11:10 PM   #1
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Question Light weight window manager?

Hi All,
Is there any light weight window manager which takes a bit less ram compared to GNOME or KDE?
Thanks a lot
Old 02-06-2007, 11:12 PM   #2
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Try XFCE or Fluxbox. XFCE is a more "traditional" styled WM that's lighter. Fluxbox is a little less conventional (very minimalist, yet highly functional and customizable), but very lightweight.
Old 02-07-2007, 12:56 AM   #3
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Every window manager is smaller then KDE or GNOME.
Old 02-07-2007, 12:58 AM   #4
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blackbox and ion are also very light weight WMs
Old 02-07-2007, 05:42 AM   #5
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My two personal favorites (besides Gnome) are Enlightenment and XFCE
Old 02-07-2007, 06:41 AM   #6
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wm2 for the win.


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